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Paris with kids 2020

Paris with kids: museums, park attractions, family events...

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Eiffel Tower with kids

Tour Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is the best attraction for kids in Paris. Go to the first floor (either take the stairs or the elevator). Pick up a game book called Follow Gus. Gus is a likable fellow, curious and energetic guy. This 12-step discovery requires that you ask and answer questions about the history and mystery behind the Eiffel Tower.

Museum Grevin

The Museum Grevin has a unique display of 300 wax figures. It's fun to see Philippe Starck, Barack Obama, Celine Dion and many other famous people made with wax. They look so real. Address: Musee Grevin, 10 boulevard Montmartre 75009 Paris. Metro Grands Boulevards.

Parc de la Villette

The Cite des sciences is a 35 acre park with a huge playground for 3 to 11 years old. There is a High tech museum. The Geode is an enormous globe that houses an IMAX 3D.

Jours de Fêtes à la Villette funfair in La Villette from December 7 to January 4, 2020.

Musée de la Magie

Your child likes magic tricks! Discover seven rooms, a large collection of antiques objects wands, boxes of secrets, magic hat. Find here magic shows, for kids and grown-up. Optical illusions, automate, interactive games for children. Address: Musee de la magie 11 rue Saint-Paul 75004 Paris. Metro Saint Paul.

Musée National d'Histoire naturelle

Discover a large collection of 7000 different species including extinct, endangered animals and species of marine and terrestrial worlds at the  National Museum of Natural History. Address: 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris. Metro Jussieu

Ocean: Diving into the Unknown April 3 to January 5, 2020

Centre Georges Pompidou

Visit Beaubourg in Paris with Kids. Amazing architecture and fun ride, external escalator to the children gallery. Your children will like outside performances, fire breathing, huge bubbles blower...  

Address: 19 rue de Beaubourg Paris 4th arrondissement. Metro: Hotel de Ville.

Disneyland Paris 

Take your kids to Disneyland Paris. A success guaranty!

Enjoy Christmas at Disneyland Paris from November 8 to January 6, 2020

  • Disney’s Christmas Parade
  • Mickey’s Magical Christmas Light from November 15th
  • New Year's Eve party on 31st December 2019
  • Christmas at Disney Village, Christmas Village

Events 2020

Family events in Paris:

The Grande Parade in Paris on New Year's Day on January 1st on the avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Expozoo 2020: January 9 to 12, 2020, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris Animal Show: January 25, 26, 2020, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Chinese New Year: January 25, 2020. Chinese New Year events in Paris. Parade, Dragon dance...

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain: January 30 to February 2, 2020 at the Cirque Phoenix, Paris.

Carnaval de Paris: February 23, 2020. Promenade du Boeuf Gras. Location: Place Gambetta to Place de la Republique.

Le Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris is a famous trade show in Paris. The Agricultural Show will be hold from February 22 to March 1, 2020, 4000 animals, competitions and races.

Foire du Trone is a fun funfair in Paris from March 27 to May 24, 2020. Kids love the funfairs in Paris! Address: Pelouse de Reuilly, Bois de Vincennes.

The farm on the roof on the roof on the Grand Arche de la Défense April 20 to 22, 2020. A living farm with real animals.

Easter egg hunts in Paris in April in the Jardin des Champs-Elysees, Montmartre (place du Tertre, Musee de Montmartre), Jardin d'Acclimatation, Bercy Village, Champs-de-Mars.

Juggling Festival in April May.

Chiens & chats L'Expo in April 2020. Would you like to know more about dogs and cats behaviour? Expo in Paris Espace Champerret. Dogs and cats expo, behaviour, difference, performance...

No Finish Line:  kids run in May.

Le Salon Toymania, Paris antique toys, toys collections, a fair in Paris in May in the Palais des Congres Paris.

Nuit des Musées: May 22, 2020, free museums entrance. Free entrance to Museums at night. They will stay open late.

Les Pestacles: kids entertainment on the Esplanade Chateau de Vincennes from June to September.

Paris Carnival Tropical in July 2020.

Paris Air Show 2021: June 21 to 27, 2021. Exhibitors, cabin interiors, flying displays. Location: Le Bourget.

SIMP: Salon de la Maison de Poupée June 14, 2020 at Cite Universitaire Paris. Dolls house expo.

Fête de la Musique in Paris is a music festival on June 21st. Free concerts.

Paris Japan Expo July 2 to 5, 2020. For your kids fans of Manga, video games. Location: Paris Nord-Villepinte.

La Fete des Tuileries is a funfair in Paris in the Jardin des Tuileries.

Paris Plages is a beach along the Seine in Paris until September.

Night at Les Invalides: sound and light show at the Esplanade des Invalides until September.

Fete a Neu-Neu: August to October. Funfair in the Bois de Boulogne.

Festival Jazz à la Villette for kids in August September
Little Villette & Cité de la Musique, Philharmonie.

Disneyland Paris 10k in September.

runDisney Kids Races* in September.

European Heritage Days: September 11 to 13, 2020. Free entry to buildings generally not opened to the public. 

La Plage de Glazart is a beach opened until September, located at the avenue de la Villette.

Famillathlon in September, location Champs-de-Mars Paris. 

Animal Expo in October, Parc Floral de Paris.

Paris Manga - Sci-Fi Show: October 2020, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Kids can Rollerblade on the rooftop of the Tower Montparnasse from October to November.

Kidexpo: October 2020, Location Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Comic Con Paris: October 2020, location Grande Halle de la Villette, Parc de la Villette.

Paris Games Week: October November, location Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Salon du chocolate: Paris chocolate Fair in October November, location Paris Porte de Versailles.

Le Salon Fantastique: October November. the Fair of the Imaginery at the Espace Champerret. Fantasy, imaginery, magie. Free for children if they are costumed or are under 7 years old.

Ice rink at Galeries Lafayette from November 20 to December 31, 2019

The largest ice rink in the world, Le Grand Palais des Glaces 2019‑2020 December 13 to January 8, 2020.

Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, at the Bon Marche Rive gauche in November December.

Christmas Village and Christmas Markets in Paris on Champs-Elysees avenue, at La Defense, at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Christmas lights in Paris on the avenue Champs-Elysees, avenue Montaigne.

Fun parks in and around Paris 

Parc Asterix from CDG Airport buses run to the park. 
36km north of Paris with an authentic Gaulish Village, a roman Arena and a terrifying roller-coaster. you can watch sword play by musketeers. A lot of fun for children.

Jardin d'acclimatation M/RER Porte Maillot. 
A traditional amusement park located in the Bois de boulogne. Take the petit train (small train). The park has a small zoo, a hall of mirrors, a circus.

The Aquaboulevard is the water park in Paris.

Disneyland Paris is the most visited park near Paris. Enjoy fun rides, shows and activities for kids. Easy access to Disneyland, with RER takes only 45 minutes!

Zoo and aquarium

Parc Zoologique de Paris Vincennes 53 Avenue de Saint-Maurice 75012 Paris. Metro Porte Doree. Open from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Your children will be very happy to watch the acrobatic gibbons, baboons, macaques...

Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes 57 rue Cuvier 75005. Metro Gare d'Austerlitz. This small zoo is fun fun with monkeys, ostriches, flamingos...also a petting zoo. Open every day 9am to 5pm.

Institut Oceanographique 195 rue Saint-Jacques 75005 Paris. Metro Luxembourg. 7 tropical fish aquariums, a tank where you can touch starfish, urchins and crabs.

Circus in Paris

Aquariums in Paris

Birthday party in Paris

Looking for a place to celebrate your kid's birthday: find the best ideas for kids' birthday: cooking lessons, painting, museums, parks, circus.

Have fun in Paris with kids!

Return from Paris with kids to Paris Vacations

Circus in Paris



Paris Calendar of events


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Museums of Paris

The Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

Museum Rodin

Monuments to visit

Arc de Triomphe

Basilica Sacré-Coeur

Eiffel Tower

Churches concerts

Notre-Dame Cathedral



Best Shopping

Le Marais

Galeries Lafayette

Avenue Montaigne

Restaurants in Paris




Events in Parks

Bois de Vincennes

Bois de Boulogne

Jardin du Luxembourg

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Kids events

Palace of Versailles





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Classical music

Philharmonie de Paris

Salle Gaveau


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Eiffel Tower


Latin Quarter

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